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Thomas, Theopolus Lean

Theopoulus L. Thomas, a boxer, was a two time winner of the Kentucky Negro Boxing Championship. In 1936, he was a contender in the tri-state amateur tournament at the Parkway Arena in Cincinnati, OH, under the Ohio Association A. A. U. Boxing Committee. For more see the article "Al Wardlow booked in boxing tourney," Evening Gazette, 09/16/1936, p.5.



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NKAA Source: The Evening gazette (newspaper)

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